Braves finalize trade for Teixeira, deal for Royals' Dotel

Updated: August 1, 2007, 12:09 AM ET
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ATLANTA -- Mark Teixeira landed in Atlanta on Tuesday, and right away there was bold talk in the Braves clubhouse.

"Yes, we've got the team to win the World Series," All-Star catcher Brian McCann said.

Braves general manager John Schuerholz pulled off three deals before the 4 p.m. deadline to make trades without waivers. The biggest was the seven-player swap to get Teixeira from the Texas Rangers.

Atlanta began the day 4½ games behind the New York Mets in the NL ...

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